ROM tips

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Hello, I am coming off a tibia and fibula break that required 12 screws and a plate. Today I got my cast off after 2 months and am having no trouble walking or weight baring in the Air cast boot. The only issue I am having is my range of motion. My doctor said to spell the abc's with my ankle using my big toe as a "Pencil", the only issue is my ankle is very stiff and I can only move it up and down. Does anyone have any tips to loosen it up? Or possibly exercises that you used that helped. Thank you for your time.

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    I had an ankle replacement 8 weeks ago and just started walking and I started my first therapy session today. I have some stiffness also. They had me doing slow gentle range of motion exercises and stretching. I will progress with strength building exercises after awhile. Good luck!!

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